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, the right to vote. the most contentious battles are waged in the swing states of ohio and florida. in miami this weekend voters waited up to nine hours to cast in person absentee ballots only to have election officials shut down the polls because they claimed not enough have resources or staff to be able to complete the job. one voter shut out after waiting two hours with their grandson told the miami herald: after protests and those calls to let us vote, the polls did reopen and people voled until 1:00 a.m. but governor rick scott refused to extend any early voting any further, and wouldn't you know it, the areas with the longest lines, maim dade, orange, palm beach, broward county, all of those counties, shocked i know, lean democratic and they all went for the president in 2008. those voters have to contend with more than just voting regulations and ornery officials. unofficial poll watchers, many trained by the tea party group true the vote, those poll watchers are going into predominantly afarry can american areas searching for fraud. volunteers handing out bottled water to voters who
and florida. if laura trevelyan is in miami. clyde is in cleveland. let's start with you. have aligned and as long there as they have been everywhere else in the country -- have the lines been as long there as they have been everywhere else in the country? >> they have been pretty long. at about 7:00 this morning, the actual stores open at 6:30 a.m., and there were already 20 people there. and it was a slow trickle. election officials are estimating about 70%, not as high in the previous election. but lorimar, millions have already voted in early voting -- but remember, millions have already voted in early voting in this state. we did see joe biden breeze in to try to shore up the final push for votes. president obama has had a bit of a lead during the last few months and it has tightened in the last few months -- few weeks. unemployment is lower. there are fewer foreclosures. there is a sense of optimism here and that has helped president obama, but it is tight. statistically, is still within the margin of error. we could be in for a long night. >> i hope not. thanks very much. laura
charles wells to look back at the 2000 election result in florida and we'll discuss the history of close presidential elections with presidential historian richard norton smith p. -- smith. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] [captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org--] >> from this location of fairfax high school in fairfax, pretty busy so far. closed at 7:00. florida closing at 8:00 tonight. ohio also closing later after that. the first tally of votes coming in from dixville knocks, new hampshire. -- knox, new hampshire. by the way, c-span's coverage of election day 2012 starts at 8:00 this evening with the interactive result on the house and governor's races. you can see a real-time display of the balance of powers. live video from both the obama and romney headquarters. plus, you can get reaction as well. again, join us tonight. we invite you to join us at 8:00 starting on c-span. listen to it on c-span radio. also tune into c-span.org for more information and other informatio
waiting hours to cast their absentee ballots there. you know the deal in florida. battleground state, one of the battleground states getting a visit from mitt romney. as he and the president are maximizing each and every campaign hour. president obama is hitting wisconsin, iowa, and, of course, ohio, before heading to chicago. and very soon he will be rallying the crowds in columbus, getting a boost from some a-list celebrities. meantime, mitt romney, he is traveling up the eastern seaboard with stops in florida, ohio, virginia, and, of course, new hampshire. and during the next hour we will take you live to his event in fairfax, virginia. speaking of mitt romney, he's already making his case in lynchburg and jim acosta son the campaign trail with him. hey, jim. >> reporter: with a slew of new battleground state polls showing mitt romney trailing president obama only slightly on this day before election day, the gop nominee is making his closing argument to voters. at a campaign stop here in virginia, and earlier this morning in florida, romney warned the crowd that the country could be i
from the carolinas through florida. snow flurries in the dakotas, around fargo and bismarck. foggy in california, from los angeles to san francisco. >> mostly 50s in the pacific northwest, central rockies and great plains. just 30 in fargo. 40s from the midwest into the northeast. 81 in miami. >> we can only dream. >>> when we come back, bp gets ready to big deep and pay up for that gulf oil spill. a big announcement is expected today. >>> then, this morning, fears about 5-hour energy. the megashot of caffeine could be linked to more than a dozen deaths. >>> and he shoots, he doesn't score. and doesn't score again. and still doesn't score. the player who looks like he needs a gps to find the hoop. the wrong one, at that. ñc?xús1@? >>> welcome back, everybody. well, oil giant bp is expected to plead guilty, today, for its role in the massive 2010 oil spill off the gulf coast. justice department sources tell reuters that bp would admit criminal misconduct and pay what could be the largest penalty in u.s. history, probably in the billions of dollars. in exchange, the company would b
and head back to florida. the plane was headed from fort lauderdale to san juan puerto rico. airline officials say the pilot turned back after a bird hit one of its engines. the jet landed safely back at airport and nobody was hurt. the mechanics checked out the planes for any science of damage. another on saturday diverted this one from charlotte to key west. this one landed safely in fort meyers. birds can cripple airplanes the most famous case in 2009 when geese knocked out both engines new york airways flight over new york city. captain sully sullenberger successfully ditched the plane in the river. it's not just the fax hikes and the spending cuts. the white house says the consequences of going over the fiscal cliff could start even before new year's day. one republic leader says it's up to the president to break the stalemate. plus, woulder now learning how much u.s. troops will not be leaving afghanistan, even when afghan forces take charge of their own security. wait. some troops will be staying behind? wait until you hear this as we approach the bottom of the hour and the to
journal/maris poll shows obama leading by six points. it's also close in florida. in this poll, obama has a two-point edge. that's within the sampling error. but a mason dixon poll shows obama trailing romney by six percentage points, so a mixed picture there from two different polls in such a key state. >> democrats are hoping, they're only three days away from taking back control of the u.s. house, but as athena jones reports, they face an uphill battle. >> republicans won control of the house in 2010. riding a wave of victory by tea party-backed candidates carrying a message of fiscal conservatism and strong opposition to obama care. so what's going to happen this time around? >> it's all got to go! >> back in september, nancy pelosi had high hopes for her party's prospects. >> we have a very excellent chance to take back the house. >> so did republican house speaker john boehner. >> i continue to feel confident about house republicans' chances of holding on to our majority. >> republicans have 242 seats to the democrats' 193. so democrats need a net gain of 25 seats to win the majorit
last week's presidential election. yesterday, florida, which was the final state to have a win declared, went to president obama. here's how the final electoral map looks with florida's 29 electoral votes, the president raises his total to $332 to mitt romney's 206. the president defeated romney by about 74,000 votes in florida. unlike some elections past, this time florida was not the state that determined which candidate won. some say the reason it took so long for florida to count the votes was because there just wasn't enough time for early voting. >> took almost a week. pretty long time. >> they run on their own time out there. their own clock. >> you would know. >>> the time right now is 6:07. coming up, two powerful earthquakes, including one felt in parts of virginia this weekend. >>> construction project on a bridge that could impact your drive. >>> and enjoy the warm weather while it >>> check out this snowfall in utah. several drivers got stuck in the snow. they had to call a tow truck for help. drivers had to use chains on their tires or use their four wheel drive to get thr
there's including american airlines, target and florida blew them are very grateful to them as well. we have a very special new program for you. i hope you will stay with for the tire afternoon, but of course they are our many author sessions throughout this fair that you should partake in, as time and enjoy. your cell phones if you'd please turn those off as a standard as you all know so we have no interruption in the author will be autographing books as always in the green area to the right of the elevator. to introduce our author today, i'm sure you will all be delighted to have the individual who is a founder of miami book fair in your national. let me see if you can guess who this individual is as they move along. one of the founders of miami book fair international, the owner of books and books. i think i gave it away right there. and certainly someone in this community who has propelled the move went of book selling them publishing and all that encompasses literary work. please look on mr. mitchell castle to the podium. [applause] >> thank you, mary lou. thank you all for making
carron to jones, alabama wins 49-0. s.e.c. scores, florida, also stepping outside of conference play, they blank jacksonville state and georgia dole same thing, beat jourg southern. this evening's developments good for fans in athens. texas a&m's johnny manziel maybe now the heisman front runner and collin klein and kansas state goes down. manziel and aggies shut out fcs member sam hewitten member. fourth game this season for manziel with at least e touchdown passes and at least two rushing touchdowns. aggies roll. ucla snapping a five-game losing streak to usc dpa in l.a. jonathan franklin, 29-yard touchdown. bruins go on to win 38-28. afterwards trojan a.d. pat hayden saying lane kiffin will definitely be back as head coach. we'll be back next week. see you then. alright, if you're thinkin about gettin' a new truck, you're probably thinkin' torque to go with it... wele 'cuz unless you'r usin' your truck to deliver pizza's ... you ain't gettin' anything done without it. torque is power. it pulls trailers. hauls dirt. drags boulders. torque is what gets the cap off your beer. and only the ford f
. some showers in south florida. >> you are going to see 70s from dallas to miami. 50s in the northwest and midwest. 60s in the rockies. >>> and we should say off the bat we picked up the next story from a website called offbeatchina.com. you're quickly going to realize why. >> the website says it all. check out the hottest model in china. a very unlikely fashion icon to say the east. here the off beat part that actually a 72-year-old grandfather, his granddaughter is one of the owners of a hot line of fashion for teenage girls. >> no way. they say grandpa is everything they want in a model, particularly his svelte look and thin yet lovely legs. offbeatchina there. how this all came about. he was helping unpack inventory boxes trying to display the different ways you could mix and match the clothes. then they started taping, and voila. >> i imagine grandma may have questions. >>> coming up, strategies to survive black friday. you guys had a lot to say about this topic. >> sculpted like the situation. some teenagers are going exercise overload and using unproven products to help them get
jose, abc 7 news. >> a new documentary claiming a florida death row inmate admitted he killed nicole brown simpson and ron simpson in 19 -- 1994. in the film his brother and a profiler recalled conversations where he recalls meeting brown. simpson was acquitted but found liable in a civil trial. goldman's sister calls it apalling. >> john mcafee the millionaire developer remains on the run, he claims he's innocent and has been in hiding a week. that hasn't stopped him from tq this american software tycoon says he's got nothing to thid but this morn he's doing just that. >> how long will you stay on the run? this has to be exhausting. >> it's extremely exhausting. until the real killer is caught. >> the 67-year-old has been eluding police since november 11. his neighbor in legal bel yeez was found shot in the head. mcafee has not been charged but since investigators called him a p person of interest, he's been in the wind, declaring his innocence, taunting investigators. >> what do you say to the belize official who's are calling you bonkers and paranoid. >> i do not intend to turn my
. >> recycling going really, really bad, right? >> oh, my goodness. a woman from st. petersburg, florida, is in trouble this morning. she was photographed two months ago riding a manatee. 53-year-old anna gloria garcia was arrested on a misdemeanor warrant saturday. florida's manatee sanctuary act protects these endangered sea mammals. people are not allowed to annoy, molest, harass or disturb them. she faces a $500 fine and up to six months in jail! if she is convicted. >> as soon as you saw this picture you knew it was going to be a problem. don't ride the manatees. >> six months in jail, too. that will teach folks a lesson. >> 38 minutes after the hour. and $1 billion. that's how much was spent by consumers on black friday alone. and with cyber monday here, thank goodness, just how good are those deals online? we are digging in to the numbers for you this morning. [ male announcer ] it's that time of year again. time for citi price rewind. because your daughter really wants that pink castle thing. and you really don't want to pay more than you have to. only citi price rewind automatic
earlier. now, we have to talk about florida. the low-pressure system. 80, miami, today, will have showers with it. a little gusty, too, in parts of the southeast. then, there's the travel weather we have to get to because you're probably making your holiday plans. if you're planning to fly to seattle, a rain/snow mix. charlotte, miami, could be problematic there, as far as rainfall. i'll leave you a look at the holiday travel on the roads. i-95 looking dry. but the center of the nation, looking pretty good overall. >> this weather report has been brought to you by las vegas. i should say before all of the people in michigan get upset with me, that's really my home, i'm a lion at heart. >> okay. dually noted. >>> coming up here on "gma," the nascar challenge. what happens when you put four anchors behind the wheels of the vehicles. our coaches, some of the biggest names in the sport. >>> and rihanna goes first class. it's diamonds in the sky for all of the passengers aboard her private plane. introducing american colors... fine quality, handcrafted furniture and accessories in many colors
. >>> here is a look at your friday weather. few showers possible in the mid-atlantic and south florida. east coast, pleasant conditions. rain along the california coastline. >> it is 10 degrees warmer than usual in colorado springs. minneapolis is right where it should be in the nidiaye mid-40s. honolulu and miami, get jealous in the mid 80s. >>> an amazing soccer goal if we are showing it to you here on "world news now". it happened wednesday night in an exhibition match, between sweden/england. >> this is so awesome. keep your eye on the screen. this is crazy. wait for it. boom. that was when sweden's lay on the u layton ibrahimovic pulled off what is being called the greatest goal ever scored. pulled off his overhead kick from 25 yards way from the goal. coming again. then in true soccer celebration style, of course, pulled off the jersey, we guess he just wanted to show off the major ink he has on his back. >> wait for it. i didn't get to see the ink on his back. can we play the video again? >> you have privacy in your office, you will be able to look at it though. is that that was incre
bogey. >> reporter: kaegs in case in point, charlie belgian. in florida he staggered through 18 holes on live tv, appearing to be in the middle of a major emergency. >> i felt like i was having a heart attack. first tee to the 18th. felt like i was going to pass out. i didn't have a choice. >> reporter: the stakes were huge. his future on the pga tour, his livelihood on the line. >> i told my caddie we are not leaving here unless i am getting carted off middle of the fair way. >> reporter: no sooner did he finish than the ambulance whisked him away. doctors determined his heart was healthy. turns out he was having a panic attack. the sudden onset of extreme anxiety causing the body to pump out adrenaline as the fight or flight response kicks in. the heart racing uncontrollably, sweating, shortness of breath. 6 million americans suffer from panic disorders. >> symptoms that are similar to having a heart attack. and people fear that they are dying. >> reporter: under the circumstances, it's remarkable that he finished the round. in fact, only later from his hospital bed did he discover
panhandle and eastern coast of florida. >> 77 in miami. 67 in atlanta. 54 in new york. mostly 60s in the midwest and great plains. phoenix gets up to 81. >>> we turn overseas now to the crisis in the middle east. gaza came under heavy fire overnight. with at least 30 air strikes hitting offices, banks, and an empty villa. secretary of state hillary clinton continues her hi high-stakes diplomacy, meeting with the palestinian leader and the president of egypt as well. yesterday hillary clinton met with israeli president benjamin netanyahu. >> if there is a possibility of achieving a long-term solution to this problem through diplomatic means, we prefer that. if not, i am sure you understand israel will have to take whatever action is necessary to defend its people. >> strong words once again from israel. clinton has indicated it could take some time to finally iron out an agreement after now more than a week of fighting. in case you're wondering, some of the numbers associated with this too. 130 palestinians, militants, and civilians have been killed in gaza. gaza militants have fir
-year-old girl vanished from her neighborhood in florida nearly two decades ago. now police arresting and charging a man in her kidnapping and murder. we will update you on this decades' old mystery. new information about u.n. ambassador susan rice had access to before she described the cause of the libyan terror attack that left four americans dead. okay, here's the plan. you have a plan? first we're gonna check our bags for free, thanks to our explorer card. then, the united club. my motr was so wrong about you. next, we get priory boarding on our flight i booked with miles. all because of the card. and me. okay, what's the plan? plan? mm-hmm. we're on vacation. there is no plan. really? [ male announcer ] the united mileageplus explorer card. the mileage card with speci perks on united. get it and you're in. jon: right now new information on crime stories we are keeping an eye on. for the first time military prosecutors are going face to face with the army private accused of sending hundreds of thousands of classified documents to wikileaks. bradley manning testified yesterday in s
to buy tickets for the biggest jackpot ever is in full swing, including georgia and florida, the first two states to allow hopefuls to buy online. now imagine it, you just won the $425 million. you've never felt better in your life, right? wrong. >> butterflies in your stomach wouldn't even begin to describe how your stomach feels. so your ability for memory, decision making, rationale thinking is kind of on the decline. some people say even i.q. can drop, sometimes as much as 20%. >> reporter: experts say the first thing to do, turn the ticket over and find out how long you have to claim the dough. next, get a safe deposit box, put the ticket inside where it can't be lost or stolen. get a new cell phone number and put the home phone on voice mail. then hire professionals who specialize in financial windfalls. >> even if you say, money won't change me, i like my life, it will. >> reporter: not always for the better. the jackpot club is littered with casualties. too many to list. jack whitaker, the winner of what was, in 2002, the largest payout in history, saw his life consumed by hard
the course of american history. anncr: five hundred and thirty seven.ve newscaster: florida is too close to call... anncr: the difference between what was... and what could have been. so this year, if you're thinking that your vote doesn't count. that it won't matter. well, back then, there were probably at least 537 people... who felt the same way. make y your voice heard. vote. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >>> this song's dedicated to new york and new jersey, all our friends on the east coast. >> jason aldean at the cma awards last night. one of the many emotional tributes, saluting survivors of sandy. we'll have all of the highlights from the hottest night in country last night. and you know they had a terrific shoutout to robin last night, as well. >> it was so nice. so many stars of the music world pulling together for the storm victims. bruce springsteen with a heart wrenching dedication of "city of ruins." >>> and a different story this morning. a shocking crime. a father shot to death by his 10-year-old son. he's a neo-nazi. one of the questio
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